frugivorous

[ froo-jiv-er-uh s ]
/ fruˈdʒɪv ər əs /

adjective

fruit-eating, as certain bats.

Origin of frugivorous

1705–15; < Latin frūgi-, combining form of frūx fruit + -vorous
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frugivorous

/ (fruːˈdʒɪvərəs) /

adjective

feeding on fruit; fruit-eating

Word Origin for frugivorous

C18: from frugi- (as in frugal) + -vorous
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